News for Friday, May 13, 2005


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My mother was a runaway bride - Ed Brock

Realizing the intrinsic contradiction in doing so, I'm going to enter a public plea to let the Jennifer Wilbanks story drop.

Ticking off the Russian bear - Bob Paslay

Am I the only American who remembers hiding under our little wooden desks at school as part of a drill in case the Russians dropped atomic bombs. I didn't know much about science even back the, but as an 11-year-old I had this nagging feeling that that desk wasn't going to fully protect me against the atomic fallout.

Runaway from reality, responsibility - Greg Gelpi

The pressure, such tremendous pressure to walk down an aisle, say a couple of words and live happily ever after.

Confessions of a closet Jedi - Chris Goltermann

The Force is back next week – just in time for one final hurrah.

To eat or not to eat - Shannon Jenkins

When it comes to dining out, I'm not the best of dates.


May 13, 2005

Davies could be event's first two-time winner

By Anthony Rhoads and Doug Gorman

The skin of my teeth - Rob Felt

It's been nearly an hour of this. My mouth is half open, very dry and laced with a tangy medicinal flavor. Glancing at my watch every 30 seconds doesn't seem to be making the time go any faster, but at this point it's the only form of entertainment I can focus on.

Encountering the counter - Michael Davis

They divide their forces. Both with arms-full of cereal, fruit, various beverages and toiletries. The one in cargo pants and thong sandals sidesteps to her right, craning her neck over a middle-aged man with a basket half-filled with goat cheese é the other half with tofu.

United Way honors Clayton County volunteers

From Staff Reports

Gandia nets ITA honors

From staff reports

D.A.'s husband a sheriff's deputy

By Justin Boron

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Guns found at NCHS fight

By Ed Brock

Clayton County judges packing heat

By Ed Brock

If Reds can't, Dodgers will give life to Cincy - Justin Boron

Only for the Dodgers would I go on vacation in Cincinnati.

Pets of the Week

Faith is a 2-year-old gray tabby domestic shorthair. She has been spayed and all vaccinations are current. Faith was pregnant when she was abandoned in a box at the door of the Clayton County Humane Society shelter. She is a quiet, subdued cat. For more information call the Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit to see other animals available for adoption.

25-year resident uplifting complex

By Justin Boron

Attorney demands sheriff to pay up

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill's attorney says it's time to pay up. Zenobia Carter, an attorney with Waters, Arnold, & Associates in Lithonia, says Hill owes her more than $8,000 from a November case.

May 13, 2005

When I was growing up there was this kid across the street that I used to play "superhero" with.